Topic: Kevin Rudd
President Obama, who was so keen to emulate the now broke European model, suddenly stands as the last European spendthrift.
06/25/2010 03:11 pm
Julia Gillard said she used her first telephone conversation with President Barack Obama on Friday to reassure him of the country's military commitment to Afghanistan.
06/25/2010 10:47 am
Julia Gillard became Australia's first female prime minister Thursday after the once unassailable Kevin Rudd lost favor over mining disputes and his shelving of climate change initiatives.
06/24/2010 11:46 am
Australia's Labor government, which recently fell behind in the polls for the first time since taking power, has imposed a freeze on asylum seekers from Afghanistan and Sri Lanka.
05/17/2010 09:23 am
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd welcomed 'our newest Australian hero' Jessica Watson home Saturday after the round-the-world teenage sailor arrived in Sydney.
05/16/2010 11:50 am
A Save the Children report timed for Mother's Day names Australia as the second-best place to be a mom. Norway won the top honor.
05/09/2010 11:58 am
The Chinese coal freighter Shen Neng 1 that grounded on the Great Barrier Reef has been moved to safety. But the incident has made the public aware that freighters routinely take illegal shortcuts through the reef, and politicians are calling for steeper fines and legal action to protect it.
04/13/2010 12:47 pm
In Pictures Disaster averted at the Great Barrier Reef
The Rio Tinto trial of four executives from the Australian mining giant on charges of bribery and espionage will have a 'lingering effect on the quality' of relations between Australia and China, analysts say.
03/24/2010 10:07 am
Police Chief Dhahi Khalfan Tamim led the Dubai assassination investigation, using the latest tools and sleuthing skills to discover who killed Hamas official Mahmoud Abdul Raouf Mohammed.
03/19/2010 02:23 pm